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Cactus Restaurant

Carretera Playa Avellanas, Pinilla, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2215 3899
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“pollo” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Costa Rican, Latin, International, Spanish, Central American
PRICE
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LOCATION
Carretera Playa Avellanas, Pinilla, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had passed by Cactus restaurant several times and when we searched Trip Adviser for restaurant options for dinner we decided to try it. The food was fresh, tasty and the quantities were generous. Absolutely delicious! The staff was very welcoming and the price was...More

Thank RitaE714
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear RitaE714, we were very happy to welcome you as our guest. And we are happy that you enjoyed the food at Cactus. Thank you for your great feedback. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

absolutely delicious, fresh food and kind, caring, friendly service! VEGAN OPTIONS!!! 😊😊😊 I had the best frozen juice drink I've had, since coming to Costa Rica. It was watermelon with spearmint - so refreshing and tasty. I also had their incredible veggie burger (home made...More

Thank suzettesundae
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Suzettsundae, we are very happy that you enjoyed the frozen juice and the veggie burger so much. Thank you for your great feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for the ambiance and the and the warmful welcome of Albin. We will go back for the great food at a very honnes price. Try the vegeburger and homemade fries, they may be the best in Costa Rica!

Thank alain v
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alain V, we are very happy that you enjoyed the Cactus so much. Thank you very much for your kind recommendation.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful owner saved us after over an hour on one of the worst roads in Guanacaste. We gave up going to playa negril and instead had burgers and quesadillas at Cactus 🌵 . When mom couldn’t make steep stairs he cleared driveway to his house...More

Thank Randy D
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Randy D. It was very nice to have you in the Cactus. Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you again soon. By then, hopefully, the road will be in better shape.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great new restaurant on the way to Avellanas! Owner is very nice and super accommodating. Food is great and they serve breakfast lunch and dinner. Authentic Costa Rican vibe. Off the beaten path but worth the trip.

Thank Navigator00733825824
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the Cactus. We are very happy that you enjoyed our meal and that you had a good time in the restaurant. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate Burgers and had a fresh fruit mix smoothie! Both was amazing! Super friendly stuff, clean tioletts and nice spot to sit outside.

Thank bertiv2015
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear bertiv2015, thank you for visiting us. We are very happy that you enjoyed the Cactus. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish I had known about this place sooner. Ate here for breakfast on last day. Super affordable! The owner was super nice. He showed a painting of his large cactus and told a little story, it was so sweet. Food was great. We had...More

Thank Judy D
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Judy D, we are very happy that you enjoyed the Cactus so much. Thank you for your recommendation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a delicious gluten free chicken burger with corn tortilla instead of bread. So much flavor and with some yummy fries! Looooved it!!! And the Ower Albin takes care of every detail, the environment, the music... everything! Definitely coming back ❤️

Thank PaolaG2477
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear PaolaG2477, thank you for your great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the Cactus and that we can welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When your satisfied from the incredible morning surf at playa avallanes in between playa negra and tamarindo...do not forget to stop here at the CACTUS RESTAURANT. BIG YELLOW SIGN AND MASSIVE HISTORIC CACTUS TO GUIDE YOUR ENTRY. I am in full belief that this establishment...More

Thank Climber26835905649
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Climber, thank you for your great review. We are very happy that you enjoyed it so much. Pura Vida

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When in Avellanas or Tamarindo, stop at the Cactus restaurant and savor some authentic exquisite local food. You cant miss the igiant cactus (24 years old) and a bright yellow sign. Albin will welcome you with a kind smile, pleasant music, family receipts and lots...More

Thank CristinaBoeri61
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear CristinaBoeri61, thank you for your great review. We are very happy that you enjoyed it so much. We hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cuisine
Costa Rican, Latin, International, Spanish, Central American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Playa Avellanas, Pinilla, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo  >  Pinilla
  • Phone Number: +506 2215 3899
  • E-mail
Description
The Cactus Restaurant is located in Pinillia just off the road to Playa Avellanas. There are regional cuisines such as Casado and Tayuya, as well as burgers, pizzas and nachos. In addition, fresh juices, cappuccino and cold beer.
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